Civil Services Examination is a 3-stage examination held every year.
Stage 1 – Preliminary Test
Stage 2 – Main Exam
Stage 3 – Personality Test / Interview
It is an Objective type exam for the selection of candidates for the Main Examination. There are two papers
1. Paper I (General Studies): 100 questions, 200 marks, .66 (1/3rd) will reduced for a wrong answer.
2. Paper II (CSAT): 80 questions, 200 marks, .88 (1/3rd) will be reduced for a wrong answer.
There is a cut-off in the Preliminary Test which varies every year and is decided by the UPSC. Paper II is ‘Qualifying’ in nature. A candidate has to score 67 marks or get 27 questions right for his Paper I to be evaluated.
It depends on which category you belong to. If you are an SC/ST candidate, then you do not have to worry. You have unlimited attempts. Yes but only till 37 years of your age. If you are an OBC candidate then you have 9 attempts, till 35 years of your age. For General candidates, maximum attempts are 6, till the years of 32 years.
Yes, physically handicapped candidates belonging to the general category shall be eligible for 7 attempts.
Yes, provided it is a recognized University and he possess the educational qualifications prescribed for the exam and is otherwise eligible.
Any degree (graduation). It may be regular or distant. The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.
Whether you have passed your graduation privately or regularly does not matter. The University which has taken your examination, however, must be one that has been recognized by UGC. Remember that such distance learning universities like IGNOU are also recognized by university.
Prelims exam is a screening exam. It is of objective kind whereas Mains exam is descriptive in nature
No. An attempt is counted only if a candidate has appeared in at least one paper in CS (P) Examination.
In English or any of the language mentioned in Eighth Schedule.
No, Candidates have the option to write their answers either in English or in any one of the Eighth schedule languages.
If a candidate opts an Eighth schedule language for the CS (Main) Examination he will have the option to take the interview in same language or in English.
Every year, for the 1st stage (Preliminary Test), the number of students aspiring for the UPSC Civil Services has gone up to more than 600,000 who fill the form and the number of people appearing in the preliminary exam is about 400,000.
Subjects offered are General Studies, CSAT, Public Administration, Geography, Sociology and Mathematics.
Directly walk-in to any branch of ANALOG
Four branches viz. Hyderabad, Bangalore, Guntur, Vishakhapatnam.
Exams conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC),
Group I & Group II exams conducted by Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC).
Group I & Group II exams conducted by Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC).
Group I exam conducted by Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC).
Every year we host THREE batches viz. June, July and November.
June/November Batch: Week Days(Mon – Fri): 6:30AM to 09:00AM
Week Ends(Sat & Sun): 07:00 AM to 01:00PM
July Batch: Week Days(Mon – Fri): 05:30PM to 08:00PM
Week Ends(Sat & Sun): 07:00Am to 01:00PM
Any optional subject from 09:30AM to 12:00PM.
Can pay by Cash/ Can swipe card (extra 2% service charge is levied)/ by submitting Demand Draft/through online payment/by using payment gateway.
Yes. At the time of joining you have to pay at least 50% of the total fee, remaining in one month time.
Yes. Study materials are provided to the students for all subjects of the General Studies and Optionals.
Yes. Every Tuesday a unit test will be held based on the syllabus that had covered in previous week.
Yes. It is free for ANALOG students. Non ANALOG students can also join it by paying fee.
Yes. Every year two times, once just after UPSC prelims examination and another just after UPSC Mains. Both of them are free to ANALOG students.